Country fair at Mt. Lehman

On September 21, the Mt. Lehman community will be hosting its 28th annual Fall Fair.

On September 21, the Mt. Lehman community will be hosting its 28th annual Fall Fair.

This year the theme is “Back to the Land” and will be honouring our agricultural roots. There will be a display featuring the agriculture currently happening in Mt. Lehman and its surrounding areas.

The Fair takes place at the Mt. Lehman Elementary School and the Community Hall, located at Mt.Lehman and Taylor Roads in northwest Abbotsford. Admittance is free.

At 8 a.m. start your day at the fair with a pancake breakfast at the Community Hall. The festivities begin at 9:30, with something for everyone: games, silent auction, live auction, craft fair, produce display, Mt. Lehman Community History display, petting zoo, amusement rides, children’s games and lots of food choices plus a chicken dinner at the hall from 3-7 p.m. and on stage entertainment. The very cute pet parade takes place at 10 a.m., followed by the opening ceremonies at 10:30 a.m.

Throughout the day, there will be an assortment of very talented dancers and instrumental musicians on stage. At 11 a.m. the Fraser Valley Community Winds will start the on stage entertainment and the Prairie Dance Club Band will end the day. Over at the Hall, the Oh Village Band will be playing through the chicken dinner.

Mt. Lehman’s own, Games 2U will start with teenage games at 2 p.m. at the Hall and run into the night. For a full list of entertainers and their times please see www.mtlehmanfallfair.com

There will be raffle, gift baskets, game and ride, and Bessie Bingo tickets to be purchased with prizes to be won. You will also be able to purchase your dance and dinner tickets at the ticket table too. The cost of the chicken dinner and dance is adults, $12, and children 12 and under, $8. The dance runs from 7 p.m.-12 a.m. The separate dance tickets are adults, $5 and children under 12, $2.50.

This exciting jam packed day has something for everyone. For more information call 604-856-7427, or go to www.mtlehmanfallfair.com